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the west, and especially in america, we typically, at least in the last year, since last june, have been talking about this issue which is an important area of conversation, the opposition and the internet and all of that. but talk about the importance of person-to-person exchange as a concept, historically but specifically within the iranian context. what works, what doesn't work. you laid out some of the conditions, but maybe if you could give summit examples, that you've done or your organization has done. and then drawing on what geneive was saying, the ways in which the internet can be a tool in some ways for person-to-person contact with people who, particularly in a climate where been discussing, where it's difficult sometimes to get these programs, difficult to get over there, difficult to do academic exchanges, et cetera. >> i just want to be clear, the kind of exchanges search for common ground has put together, carried out, artichoke with others was really before the time of all this discussions. i want to take us back to that time because this is very complicated to have a di
. >> thanks. . >> christopher mets were from the georgetown studies discusses diversity in america. washington journal live at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> miti top two prizewinners on the c-span and studentcam competition on monday and tuesday morning during c-span's "washington journal." >> the british election is may 6. the three main party leaders held their debate in bristol, england. c-span was allowed to go behind the scenes. we talked to the moderator before the leaders arrived. >> [inaudible] >> good evening from bristol. welcome to the sky news debate. it round two of the first televised debate in the uk. please welcome david cameron, gordon brown and a crag -- and nick cregg. we are sitting here in the room where we will be debating. it is very exciting to not just have these debates changed the course of the general election campaign, but we know that there are lots of people abroad that are turning in abroad. >> of these first debates were agreed under party rules the agreement was that the audience would be made up of local people living in the area and that they would po
to work with america in the g-20. when we work with america, we are stronger to do with the economy, stronger to deal with international crime, stronger to deal with terrorism. let us never again be an empty chair in europe. >> thank you. david cameron. >> i interest and let people like christopher are frustrated with the european union. one of the reasons people are so angry is that politicians that have given way powers to brussels without asking us, the people, first, people felt particularly cheated when the european constitution came forward and we were told we would get a referendum and golden -- and gordon brown and labor stop that. the liberal democrats did not fight with us to get that. if i were your prime minister, i would strip away passing a law through parliament that says that, if there is every future occasion where laws are proposed to pass power from westminster to brussels, there would be a guarantee of a referendum held in our country. you sent us to parliament to make laws and discuss the issues, yes. you do not send is there to give powers with it along to you.
with some of the other -- it has gotten better in corporate america. significantly better. >> the risk-management function did not have a direct line to the board. also learned not only were they moved off balance sheets and presentations made to potential investors that made things look better than they actually were
to america. >> mr. speaker, to think that he was the future, wants to read --. >> british prime minister gordon brown announced that the parliamentary elections would be held on may 6, setting these -- the stage for a close race in this week's question time, the achievements in the economic recovery. david cameron criticized the proposed increase in the national insurance. they say that neither party is serious about party reform heard this is the last question time for the may 6 elections. >> order, questions for the prime minister. >> mr. speaker, i'm sure the whole house will join me in paying tribute to the two british servicemen who've lost their lives in afghanistan and the last week. from first battalion guard, michael sweeney and from third battalion the rifles rifleman mark turner. we owe them an image of old debt of gratitude. they were both engaged to be married, and our thoughts are with their loved ones and their families. mr. speaker, it is because of all our brave men and women in iraq and because of them are country and families is safer and more secure. i think at this t
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